Culture, Arts & Entertainment

Icon of the event Architecture Ancient and Modern:  The Vision of I.M. Pei
Thu Oct 18, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Be inspired by the ideas and contemporary architecture of Ieoh Ming Pei, celebrated, award-winning designer best known for Le Grand Louvre, (Louvre Pyramid, Paris); John F. Kennedy Library (Boston); Museum of Islamic Art (Doh...

Icon of the event The Bauhaus: Design Education, Objects and New Ways of Living (1919-1933)
Mon Nov 19, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Bauhaus was founded as an art and design school in 1919 by architect Walter Gropius. Acclaimed for its innovative approach to design education and avant-garde philosophies of making and living, the school attracted the disapp...

Icon of the event Saturday Afternoon at The Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Spend your Saturday afternoon at the library watching a family movie! No need to register - first-come, first-served. Free tickets will be distributed 15 min before the movie. Space is limited.

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 10
Icon of the event Rencontres: une série en français sur Toronto
Sat Oct 06, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Genre: Série, Comédie, drame.

Icon of the event Toronto's Architecture of Remembrance
Thu Nov 08, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

The Soldiers? Tower at Hart House, the Cenotaphs at Old City Hall and York Cemetery will be set in context with examples of buildings of Remembrance of the Great War in other parts of the Commonwealth. Speaker: Daniel Gaito,...

Icon of the event The Sistine Ceiling
Thu Sep 27, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

After four years of physical hardship, technical setbacks, artistic rivalry, and conflicts with his patron (Pope Julius II), Michelangelo completed the Sistine Chapel ceiling, Vatican Palace in 1512. This talk traces the ceil...

Icon of the event Holiday Magic Show!
Sat Dec 15, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Come join us for a Magical time with Vincent the Magician. Fun time for all during the Holiday Season. ...

Icon of the event Privacy and security on the 21st Century Internet: a big picture view
Sat Sep 22, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Location: North York Central Library

The Internet: a place of great promise and wonder, or a dystopian nightmare of crass commercialism and mass surveillance? Or both? Or something else entirely? Whatever it is, the Internet has radically reshaped many aspects o...

Icon of the event Percussion Workshop:  the Magic of Afro-Latin Rhythms
Wed Nov 14, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Salsa, Bolero, Cha-cha-cha! Bachata, Bembe, and more! Join our drum circle for this interactive activity and learn basic Afro-Latin rhythms and drum techniques. No musical background required. Instructor: Rodrigo Chavez, per...

Icon of the event Jazz at the Library:  Dave Young Trio
Thu Oct 11, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Canadian bassist Dave Young has earned acclaim as a musician and educator at home in Toronto, across the country and around the world, having performed and recorded with some of the biggest names in jazz. Joined by Kevin Turc...